THE police command in Northern Province has warned political parties against wearing party regalia at the Ukusefya pa Ng’wena traditional ceremony of the Bemba set for next Saturday in Kasama.
Provincial commissioner of police Richard Mweene told journalists in Kasama recently that adequate security measures have been put in place to ensure the ceremony is incident-free.
“We are ready for the ceremony and we will ensure that order is maintained. We do not want anyone to put on party regalia to avoid confusion during the celebrations,” he said.
Mr Mweene said the police in the province are equal to the task of maintaining law and order.
And Bemba Royal Establishment spokesperson James Mulenga said preparations for the celebrations are progressing well.
“We are just doing the final. The Zesco team has managed to construct a marquee at the main arena where invited guests will sit,” Mr Mulenga said.
He urged people travelling to the ceremony and the locals to uphold peace during the celebrations.